Tortuguero National Park 4 Days 3 Nights
$245.75 – $650.00
VISIT THE TORTUGUERO NATIONAL PARK
Considered as one of the parks with the best state of conservation, protecting more than 22 miles of beach strip from the mouth of the Tortuguero river to the south to Parismina, this national park has 19,000 hectares, declared a national park in 1970 to protect from extinction To the world’s population of green turtles, this park is also a wildlife sanctuary for primates, jaguars, green macaws, tapirs and a variety of mammals, birds and reptiles.
Home to around 170 species of reptiles and amphibians, this park is also the habitat of 60 species of mammals and 300 different species of birds. A great place to observe birds, both migratory and native, can be seen throughout the park, including herons, egrets, trogons, parrots, toucans, jacanas, kingfishers, anhingas, kites and hawks.
Some other common animals here include alligators, crocodiles, sloths, iguanas, frogs, bats, basilisk lizards, otters, peccaries and ocelots. A variety of crustaceans are also found in the area. Another animal in danger of extinction found in the park is the shy manatee of the West Indies. Researchers believe that only 100 manatees now inhabit the remote lagoons of Tortuguero National Park.
To coordinate your arrival without setbacks you must confirm arrival method and place of origin or we can advise you on the best route.
Also consider that we are in a tropical area, with a high probability of rain during the whole year, so take the precautions of the case.
If you need to include transportation from anywhere in Costa Rica, we can quote, if you travel by car these places have private parking where you can leave the car, when arriving in town the guide or manager will guide and coordinate with you the schedule of the activities.
Consider also high seasons and organize your reservation in advance. See also a special discount in low season.
Remember also that you can travel by plane to the airport located 3 kilometers northwest of the town of Tortuguero (let us know if you use that option).
METHOD OF ARRIVING AT TORTUGUERO VIA TERRESTRIAL AND AQUATIC
It depends on your origin, if you travel by;
La Pavona: (Included) Boat route lasts approximately 1:45 hrs
Then we will continue to Tortuguero where the guide will wait for you and will place you in the chosen hotel. In the afternoon you can visit the center of town.
Barra Blanca: (Not included) You must take the boat to the town of tortuguero lasts approximately 1.45 hrs.
Puerto Moín: (Not included) Boat route lasts approximately 3.5 hrs, on the way there is a short stop. (We can reserve it, additional cost).
|HOTELS||2 PAX||3 PAX||4 PAX|
|TORTUGUERO RIVER VIEW||$495||$745||$983|
|TORTUGUERO BEACH HOTEL||$705||$922||$1210|
|RANA ROJA LODGE||$1300||$1938||$2574|
- Transfer (Round trip) by boat through the pavona.
- 2 nights hotel chosen.
- 1 canoe tour
- 1 tour Hike through the National Park (you can change it for the turtle tour, apply only for the nesting season July – October).
- Complete feeding
- Entrance to the National Park.
- Decal of the turtle conservation program.
WHAT TO BRING
- Organic repellent
- Closed shoe
- Poncho to Capa
- Shoes closed
1st Day – Arriving at the town of Tortuguero, a guide will meet you at the dock to place you at your destination hotel. Later it will give you instructions on the activities to be carried out (timetables, location, etc.).
At night if turtle nesting season you can choose to make this tour or leave it for the next day.
2nd Day – In the morning the guide will meet you at the hotel and go out to the activity by canoe (3 hrs), once the activity is over the guide will return you to the hotel or leave you in the village.
In the afternoon you will have available to walk around the town or prepare for the turtle tour.
3rd Day – Talk to your guide, hotel or coordinator of some other activity you want to do or relax at the hotel or visit the town.
4th Day – Prepare your departure from the town, previously coordinated your transfer to your next destination.